Tigers edge past Purple Eagles

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 24 September 2016 at 9:43 pm

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Albion’s Joe Madejski takes the ball away from Akron’s Tyler Jones during this evening’s Homecoming game as Donato Rosario moves in to help for the Purple Eagles.


Albion’s Connor McQuillan starts up field as Akron’s Cody Blasko pursues.

Snapping a season long five league game losing streak, Akron nipped host Albion 1-0 this evening in a Niagara-Orleans boys soccer contest.

Wyatt Martin scored the game’s lone goal for Akron on a header off a corner kick with just 11:02 remaining in the second half as the Tigers avenged an early season 2-0 loss to the Purple Eagles.

It was Homecoming for Albion which slips to 2-4 in N-O action.

The Purple Eagles next host a pair of undefeated league leading teams, N-O front-runner Newfane at 6:30 p.m. Thursday and Genesee Region League leader Byron-Bergen at 12:30 p.m. next Saturday.